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Tools

The Tools module contains convenient shortcuts to a wide range of program and management tools that perform a variety of tasks--everything from Preferences to Administration settings, not to mention Reports, Utilities, Exports, and Imports.

To log in directly, add /tools to the end of your Alexandria URL.

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Tools

Reports

Customize a variety of templates to get lists, labels, and notices.

Utilities

Add, remove, or modify large amounts of information in your database at once.

Self-Service

Allow patrons to check items in or out by themselves.

Export

Create a copy of your library's information to use in other software applications.

Import

Add MARC records, patron information, pictures, and more to your library from outside sources.

Inventory

Survey the items and materials you have in stock.

Preferences

Configure settings for patrons, items, Researcher, and more to fit your library's needs.

Administration

Configure high-level settings for your Data Station (meant for network administrators or IT specialists).

Authority Control

Maintain consistency in your bibliographic records by consolidating similar terms.

Management

Sites

Manage site records for each school in your Centralized Catalog.

Reviews

Approve or reject item reviews submitted by patrons.

Maps

Add library maps based on call number to help patrons find items.

Bulletins

Create virtual boards where you can post library, school, or club information for patrons.

Explore Builder

Customize the icons and links on your Researcher and Explore panes.

Subscriptions

Track and manage your periodicals.

Routes

Track and manage your routing lists, which are used to circulate items to particular patrons.